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Computing, Data Management

Multicloud storage 101: Pros, cons, pitfalls and strategies

April 8, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Enterprises need to ensure their operations can continue no matter what. For decades, organisations have used redundancy to ensure they don’t have to rely on one single provider. This principle continues to hold for the cloud. Here, enterprises can use […]


Computing, Data Management

Computational storage: What is it and what are its key use cases?

March 20, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Computational storage brings processing power to storage. It’s a response to the idea that conventional storage architecture hasn’t kept up with today’s data storage needs. Moving data between storage and compute resources is inefficient. And as data volumes increase, it […]


Computing, Data Management, Data Science

Container storage 101: What is CSI and how does it work?

March 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Containers are sweeping the datacentre. They’re a lightweight method of virtualising applications and allow for rapid scaling and contain all that’s needed to run processes in a multitude of environments with few dependencies. But they need storage. And while containers […]


Computing, Data Management

Kubernetes storage 101: Container storage basics

February 21, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Use of containerised applications, usually with a container orchestrator such as Kubernetes, is currently a huge trend in IT, and is becoming almost ubiquitous with users across all sectors. Containerised applications is a form of application virtualisation, but one that […]


Computing, Data Management, Data Science

Cloud computing is even greener than we thought

February 18, 2020

Via: Info World

The idea that cloud computing is green really depends on whom you’re talking to. Some say data center growth is driven by those evil cloud providers. They build huge, ugly structures that consume more power and water than a small […]


Computing, Data Management, Hardware

Big storage meets cloud in the datacentre ‘as-a-service’ revolution

January 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

About a decade ago, the future looked set to be dominated by cloud storage and the cloud providers. The location of compute and storage was all set to be off-site – in the cloud – where it was easy to […]


Computing, Data Management

What is UCaaS?

December 17, 2019

Via: Techradar

Busy professionals, along with everyone else, use their smartphones to communicate in many ways, such as carrier-based voice calls, text messages, instant messages such as Telegram, dedicated communication channels, such as Slack, and multiple email accounts including the one that […]


Computing, Data Management

Data management strategies are evolving – so must enterprises

October 10, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) is a comparatively recent technique enabling organisations to manage their data compliance and security. It is typically related to data security, but can also include data recovery and service-level agreements with third parties. “GRC’s […]


Computing, Data Management, Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Get started with Azure hyperscale databases

August 13, 2019

Via: Info World

One of the advantages of the cloud is scale. We don’t call the big three cloud platforms hyperscale for nothing; they have massive data centers all around the world with millions of servers that can be treated as pools of […]


Computing, Data Management

10 new tricks your old database can do

June 17, 2019

Via: Info World

In all the excitement about NoSQL databases, distributed databases, data warehouses, and GPU-accelerated databases these days, it’s easy to forget that traditional relational databases still store and serve the mission-critical information for many, if not most, line-of-business applications. Oracle Database, […]